Questions tagged [torcheck]

TorCheck is a website hosted by the Tor Project for determining if a visitor is using Tor or not. It is usually a user's first step in identifying if their Tor connection is configured correctly.

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How can i buy a products in Tor browser?

If i going to buy some products like mobile market using Tor browser, how to do buy a product and what is the safe way of buying products? is this safe and original?
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How do I script-check whether Tor is used in the most efficient and stable manner possible?

I know about: https://check.torproject.org/ It uses HTML which can change at any moment, and is intended for humans. I'm looking for some URL (or other method) which wastes as little resources as ...
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Usage for “rule set ” on mobile browser add-on

okay so I’m new to using tor and so far I love it! Was just curious what all of this was stored for? This picture looks harmless but once I scrolled down I noticed it’s basically every footprint I’ve ...
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If check.torproject.org shows congratulations message, that means my setup is working correctly?

Warning: It may looks like stupid question. I use Expert Bundle instead of Tor Browser and config Firefox to use it (I have my reasons). now when I visit https://check.torproject.org/ I see following ...
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Orbot shut down! In logs said “Definitely notthe fbi” What does that mean?

My Orbot App Stopped is Bootleg even though it was 100%. After it shit down it said " Definitely Not The Fbi" What Does this mean? Im assuming a warning. I Shut the process down. Cleared data and cut ...
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Brige Relays - help

This is impartant. Do I need to configure Bridge relays to hide fact that surfing on deep web .onion sites using USB Tails and Tor Browser? Reading this (https://www.torproject.org/docs/bridges.html....
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False negative for well known relay

https://check.torproject.org/ told me that I wasn't using Tor. So I checked the IP and it was listed on https://metrics.torproject.org/rs https://metrics.torproject.org/exonerator.html https://check....
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Not working on Android device

I've downloaded Orbot and Orfox several times over the last 2+ years but have never been able to access the dark web. I follow instructions and everything seems to be working right until I type in/...
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Why Tor Browser Bundle should not be run as root?

What is the actual cause of this error ? I know how to solve so dont need that but just want to know why that error occur. If we run it on root what can be the problems faced ? Also What to do if we ...
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Tor customize connection path and speed

I need your help for 2 questions that I'm struggling with. How does the path of nodes matters to the connections speed? E.g will my connections speed be faster if the tor connection goes: Germany->...
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What is “sedCh0n6k”?

Something weird appears when I click on Tow icon to open browser: an icon with binary numbers, a lock and an X appears. the icon's name is "sedCh0n6k". What is it? I am using Ubuntu.
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Unable to connect to check.torproject.org

Even when I'm not using Tor or any proxy, I can't connect check.torproject.org. The circular icon would turn and turn in the tab for several minutes, then the message below. Am I the only one with ...
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Why isn't https://check.torproject.org an onion address?

The best way to check that Tor is working is, in my opinion, to connect to an onion site. I'm thinking that the reasoning is that if you don't connect you are not told that Tor isn't working, But ...
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Tor Expert Running tor check fails

I have configured Tor to run as a Windows service, it seems to be working as it is producing logs. I have configured it to run on 9990. I have configured Firefox proxy to use it, however when I check ...
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Tor Browser stopped working on my kali? [closed]

Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed 04/14/2017 23:19:39.500 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 10%: Finishing handshake with directory server 04/...
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How to verify that my ISP is not running a fake tor subnetwork

It seems very easy for my ISP to firewall all tor nodes and redirect all connection to a fake tor node or network of fake tor nodes. How can I make sure it is not the case?
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How to add Tor Services in My Java Application [closed]

I am working online application and while working , some of my ip are banned . After that i came to know about Tor and i want to know how to add the tor services in java applications. Please do ...
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Is anyone else's tor not working? [duplicate]

I haven't modified tor or anything and i already tried reinstalling tor but no luck. it stays stick at loading network status.
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can Tor/Tails have dropouts

it may be that Tor has an interruption while I, a mail ship and then sent my correct IP address and I would be traceable? Hi, is it possible when i send a mail that Tor has a drop out which i don ...
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Detect TOR network using the IP address

I have a website. I just want to detect if the internet traffic is coming through TOR or not. How to find If TOR is being used to access my website ? Is there any catalog of IP address that belongs ...
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Whonix cannot sync time

I am trying to sync the time on both whonix gateway and workstation but am getting the following connectivity errors upon running whonixcheck with the verbose flag set. On the gateway I get: $ ...
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Can't load tor browser

This is what I get on my screen when trying to load tor: Tor browser already running but not responding. The old tor browser process must be closed to open a new window. I click on the message, ...
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Can a Tor Hidden Service be run safely with remote assets?

Is it possible to run a Tor Hidden Service with remote assets, i.e. files, databases, etc? Would such a setup decrease the security and anonymity of the service? Would the remote assets also need to ...
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Why can't I open most of the onion sites?

I am rather new to Tor and not sure if it is something I missed, or that I have done wrong. Almost every single onion site (90% of them) I try to access shows the error message "Unable to connect". I ...
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How can we create our own private TOR circuit?

For one of my project, I want to create a private TOR network and want to send my traffic through that but I am unable to create it. Can anyone suggest how it can be done?
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How does torcheck know I'm using TBB?

When I go to https://check.torproject.org via TBB, I get a positive (green) result: But when I go there using another browser (non TBB) I get a positive (orange) result that says I am using Tor, but ...
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Can't connect to onion sites

Installed the Tor browser bundle on my Ubuntu 14.10 box a while back and am now trying to learn about onion sites. My Tor browser passes the check.torproject.org test, but can not connect to ...
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What causes “The connection was reset” error message?

I need to log in to this website: www.mercadolivre.com.br in my country (enter is entrar, in top of this page have link ENTRAR), but it doesn't load the page in Tor. I received this message: "The ...
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Why there are so much Tor IPs blacklisted?

Yeah, the onion routing is in my opinion a fantastic concept. However I don't understand why Tor is offerng a blacklist of the exit Nodes/ IP. Everywehrer in the web Tor IPs ar blocked and you have to ...
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Proxy over Tor?

I'm running TBB on windows 8. I have clicked on onion symbol on top left, clicked on "preference", Ticked "Use custom proxy settings" and put my socks5 client info. like this: SOCKS5 127.0.0.1:9956 ...
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Whonix/Tor Connecting Error [closed]

The day before I got a serious problem communicating with Tor. Tor Bootstrap Result: Whonix-check gave up waiting after 60 seconds. Bootstrapping 85% done. Tor reports: WARN BOOTSRAP PROGRESS=85 TAG=...
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Error Launching Tor while connecting with directory server in Kali Linux [duplicate]

I keep trying to start Tor, but I cannot fully connect to the network. I get to this error, just because it timed out: cameron@kali:~/Desktop/tor-browser_en-US$ ./start-tor-browser Launching Tor ...
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Running Tor first time

I am using Kali Linux. I came across Tor and installed it via terminal and then stated it typing "service tor start" in terminal. Is Tor now configured to all my browsers?
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How to plot different results in Shadow with Scallion

I'm using Shadow to run a network simulation of Tor, with the scallion plug-in. When parsing and plotting the results, I only managed to retrieve the 'results-timing' graph. How do I parse and ...
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c# make web request using Tor

I'm trying to create web request using tor.it's giving error "Unable to connect to the remote server" inner exception "No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it 127.0....
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Why sometimes Atlas shows different IP address than https://check.torproject.org?

Once in a while Atlas shows different IP address than https://check.torproject.org . An example is illustrated below: check.torproject.org shows: Congratulations. This browser is configured to use ...
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How can I get a relay's fingerprint?

I recently checked https://check.torproject.org/ and noticed Atlas to get information for the exit node. I want to craft and directly open the url for the relay without going through the Tor Project ...
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When I use Tor, occasionally I get two different IP address simultaneously

When I use Tor circuit during last few months I use ip-check.info site to verify my IP address in addition to check.torproject.org site. What I have noticed is that occasionally I get two IP addresses ...
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Why are there only 1000 exit relays?

I see from the Tor network-metrics page that there are only ~1000 exit relays. Even if the Tor browser is secure, having so few exit relays limits the anonymity provided, right? How could the Tor ...
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How does check.torproject.org know if TBB is up to date?

If all TBB versions have the same user-agent/fingerprinting, then how does torcheck check if TBB is up to date? How the "know if I'm up to date" system works?
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Why does check.torproject.org sometimes tell me I'm not using Tor, when I am?

There are a variety of (usually rare) situations where https://check.torproject.org/ will give you a false negative -- that is, it says "you're not using Tor" when you are. The FAQ does not explain ...